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bratton do for the city of oakland? here's her story. >> reporter: he's riding into oakland with his legendary reputation of being the country's toughest crime fighter. every year, bill bratton was the chief of los angeles police, violent crime was reduced. his changes started with the officers in his own department. >> some saturday nights there were no gang units work in the city. that's going to end. >> reporter: bratton put his sights on the most crime-ridden areas of the city flooding them with hundreds of officers and conducted regular street sweeps. oakland wants him to build an anticrime road map here. >> he is going to have free rein. >> reporter: city leaders admit crime south of control. within hours of yesterday's announcement, three more people were killed. city leaders admit crime is out of chrome. oakland is still working to hire a court ordered director to oversee the police department. its troubles date back to the riders scandal. four officers were accused of planting evidence and making false arrests. some question the need for another high-priced consultant. >> we
by a video of a detroit city councilwoman who calls on president obama to bail out her cash-strapped city for payback for their votes. >> after the election of jimmy carter, he went to washington, d.c., he came back with some bacon. that's what you do. our people in an overwhelming way supported the reelection of this president and there ought to be a quid pro quo and you ought to exercise leadership -- of course not just that, but why not. martha: you have got to bring home the bacon according to that councilwoman. many cities and state are in the same situation. will they make the same request of the president and washington? stuart, what do you think about that piece of tape there? >> finally it has been said in public. the detroit city councilmember saying publicly we deserve a bailout. detroi indeed vote overwhelmingly for president obama. 73% of the vote went for president obama. detroit will probably run out of money within days. the word bankruptcy is being applied to the city of detroit. she says there ought to be a quid pro quo, why not. she is publicly calling for what amounts
a sharecropper but had her sights on the big city. as you say there were quarters and the lives they lead, led, some of that has been glamorized but reading your book, they worked day and night sometimes for three hours, so i got a real view of that. the other thing i liked as you pull in the different characters and put them in different places you also talked about the black newspapers of the day. tell us how important they were. >> the first lady's family ended up in chicago quite early. great migration you often think about after world war i. her great-grandmother was there by 1908. folks came in the 20s and 30s and as a resource they did live in chicago, lucky to have the chicago defender which was -- which advocated -- calls people to move north. the newspaper from that time gives you a portrait of what life was like and it was invaluable. >> i think we are going to move to our q&a at this point in time. let's give rachel a big hand first. >> thank you. [applause] >> you are welcome to move to the mike. >> hello. i don't know if this is gone. there we are. i am from a presidential family
former mayors of the city and i happened to serve with her father doane when he was also in the state legislature. for the past 16 years senator collins has provided exemplary representation, not only for maine but for america, with her voice of reason, pragmatism and thoughtfulness and maine will truly be in outstanding hands with susan collins as our senior senator. i am a also indebted to my great friend, senator mikulski, the dean of the women in the senate and for all women. for her warm and wonderful comments that should i made yesterday on the floor. i've known her for more than 30 years beginning with our mute all service in the house of representatives. and she is truly a dine dynamoa always brought to bear a ten n.a.s.cy that's been reflected in her advocacy for those she represents. as i said in 2011 when she became the longest-serving woman in the senate, there's no one i would rather have surpassion the length of service of maine's legendary senator margaret chase smith than senator mikulski and what a reflection on her legislative stature that she has now assumed the ma
benefit from during the holiday season. berrios keeps food bins in her office -- where she also accepts food drive donations year-round. a calumet city church did its part to bring the holiday spirit to those who could use a little boost. saint andrew the apostle hosted a free christmas dinner this afternoon. it was open to anyone in need. volunteers from the church helped set everything up after sunday mass and served dozens of people who stopped by for a hot meal and a little christmas cheer. >> another week on top... the hobbit: an unexpected journey snagged first place at the weekend box office. it pulled in another $36 million. here are some of the weekend's other box office winners... break [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood te
further than her own district of greenwich village to see the impact of freezing a city in amber. her home district, which was affordable when she and her husband lived there in the 1950s, has turned into a place that is, where townhouses start at $5 million a pop, and only hedge fund managers need apply. that's what happens when you turn off the chain of building new housing. now, one of the reasons why it's so important to furture our cities and -- nurture our cities, and, indeed, allowing more buildings is one way, is the environment. and i'm going to end by telling a story of a young harvard college graduate, beautiful spring day in 1844 went for a walk in the woods outside of concord, and he did a little fishing, and the fishing was good. and then he came to cook the fish into a chowder. it is boston, after all. [laughter] and the wind came and flicked the flames that he was using to nearby dry grass, and a fire started, and it spread, and it spread. and eventually, it turned into a raging inferno which burn withed down more than 300 acres of prime woodland. in his own day this man wa
and the health of your family depend on it. >> a nevada woman is recovering from frostbite at a carson city hospital after surviving six frigid days in the sierra nevada's. paula lane knew she would never see her boyfriend again. after the couple's jeep got stuck in the mud on a back road her boyfriend. roderick clifton. set out for help. lane told him that they should stay put and wait out the storm. lane was rescued by her brother and a friend on december fifth after six days in the remote hope valley. clifton's body was recovered on the same day. wouldn' >> another victim is is accusing the former voice of elmo of sexual abuse. puppeteer kevin clash is already facing similar allegations in three other cases. the new lawsuit accuses clash of luring a teenage boy to new york from miami in early 19-96 for the purpose of sexual activity. the victim's lawyer talked about the circumstances of his client's meeting with clash. >> my client is a minor, received a ticket from kevin clash, he flew to new york, a car picked him up and then brought him to kevin's apartment. my client then was involve
developing story we're following, secretary of state hillary clinton in a new york city hospital this morning being treated for a blood clot. her spokesperson says the clot was discovered during a routine followup exam yesterday in the wake of the concussion she suffered several weeks ago following a fall. now, nbc news chief science and health correspondent robert bazell is live from new york there in front of the presbyterian hospital. bob, what do we know about secretary clinton's condition and how she is being treated right now? >> richard, we know precious little. we had the one statement yesterday evening from secretary clinton's staff that said she suffered a concussion that was related -- excuse me -- suffered a blood clot related to this concussion. usually when somebody has a blood clot related to a concussion it is in the brain and would not be treated with anticlotting drugs. she is being treated with anticlotting drugs. so maybe she has a blood clot someplace else. we don't know anything -- there have been no statements today either from the hospital here or from the state depart
. >>> now this. an infant left without her parents after an nfl player just snaps. and now as a city mourns, sportscaster bob costas goes off on gun control. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >>> if syria's chemical weapons are on the move, who's watching them? and where do they end up? >>> plus, as eight more people die in chicago -- >> we walk through a front door that was wide open. you can see the equipment is here. this was defunded by the program because they couldn't figure out what they had done with the money. >> -- cnn investigates the program getting cash to stop the violence. >>> and he's on the run. but john mcafee talks to cnn after martin savaidge goes on this bizarre adventure to try to reach him. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice.
night during a concert in atlantic city. kim is about 12 weeks with the baby due in the summer. >>> the way that congratulations have all been going all night on twitter, her mom tweeting oh, baby baby baby. they tweeted most pregnancies in the last nine months or four marriages in kim kardashian. >>> tonight an estimated 1 million revelers are expected to gather in new york's times square to ring in the new year. as with any high-profile gathering of this size security is on high alert to make sure tonight's massive event goes off without a hitch. we go live to times square with more on the preparations. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. still very quiet here in times square. the traffic is flowing we're at 48th street and 7th avenue standing next to one of many barricades that will be used to control the crowds that will start showing up in a couple of hours. more than 2,000 pounds of confetti are in place. ready to be thrown out by hand from buildings in times square at midnight. >> i've seen it at tv. it looks like so much fun. >> it's magic. everybody in the world w
. rural, tranquil georgetown, illinois was where terry roach and her husband loren were raising their 2-year-old jesse and other children far away from big city crime. >> everyone knew who everybody was fr was, so they were more conscious. you could count on them to help your kids if they feedneeded it. >> jesse was really more of a homebody, so one drive up the road and back and she was done and then she would be watching "gone with the wind." >> one day in september, jesse went out for a bike ride, but her sister noticed her bike down on its side in the middle of the road. >> not on the side of the road, in the middle of the road. >> yeah. she would stand the kickstand up. she would never lay the bicycle down. i knew something was wrong. >> deputy sheriff gary miller was dispatched to the scene. >> the more we learned about the family and the girl's background, we just didn't feel that she was staying away by choice. >> the haunting image of a bike tipped over and abandonned terrified all the investigators, and of course jesse's family. >> you never lose the hope they'll come walking
have to admire her audacity. a lot of people are thinking it, but they wouldn't say that the city council meeting. that doesn't mean that we need to do it or that we shouldn't do it. but she said what a lot of people are thinking. >> it was said before the last election, especially in california. chronic debt, huge taxes, overwhelming pension problems, which they have a very hard time dealing with. voting overwhelmingly for president obama. california had like 20 points for the obama team. why not ask for the help? we help you, now you help us. it is implicit in the election. megyn: detroit has a jobless rate of 18.9% in october. can you imagine that? the population has plunged by 25% over the last decade. 30,000 homes stand vacant in that city. even if we wanted to bail them out, could you even put a price tag on our? >> no, you could not. they have no money left. they are right on the edge of bankruptcy. megyn: this is a long time coming. this isn't necessarily caused by the wall street meltdown. >> in 1964, it was the most important manufacturing sector in the world. it has bee
for her tour. >> stephanie: i don't. every city i go to goes for booze and dope otherwise i'm not going. >> probably won't have a mini bar in your room if history is any guide. [ laughter ] >> that's true. >> stephanie: ever since the guy on the show took our mini bars out. there is a big spot on the carpet where you can tell there was one. >> like hours before. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] >> stephanie: raindrops on roses, whiskers on kittens carrie underwood as maria. she will play maria in "the sound of music." >> the tv movie remake of "the sound of music." >> the sound of banjos? >> stephanie: mike tyson was revealed he caught brad pitt having sex with his then wife robyn givens. you should have seen the look on his face. >> the person that hurt people for a living. >> probably wasn't wise. >> stephanie: all right. >> should have seen his face before i bit his ear off. >> stephanie: kids don't i don't -- so bobbie christina brown, her adopted brother were going to get married? >> something.
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garber on the right also expected to be okay. the gunman was shot dead. cops in new york city releasing this sketch of the woman they say pushed of a man to his death in front of oncoming to subway train she may be mentally ill cops have released this footage of her running away from the subway station. can you see her there this is the second deadly subway shove in new york city. people who ride the subways are edgy. a very special phone call for 41. ♪ amazing grace ♪ how sweet the sound. >> juliet: it's the oak ridge boys you can do that as i read. this lifting the spirits of former president george h.w. bush they called him in the hospital. they sang amazing grace. we're told the president has also been singing with doctors and nurses and he is improving in the intensive care unit. he was moved to the icu because of a fever following a bronchitis related cough. the search is on for a grouch burglars who stole from a houston day care on christmas morning of all of days you wouldn't believe what else surveillance footage. taking ride out to ride one of the day care's tricycle. cops
point her truck slipped in to gear and rolled her or pinning her underneath. firefighters say she was eventually pulled out but died at the scene. >> today is the last day drivers can park for free in oakland. the city has been offering free parking every saturday since thanksgiving. the goal was to boost the city's small businesses by letting shoppers park for free. there will be no charge to park at all city run meter spaces in four city owned garages. driver also get free parking for two hours. >>> and the first sunday of the new year marked a new era in san francisco. no more free parking there. all meters in the city will be enforce from noon until six. the city said paid parking is necessary because commercial districts are now just as busy on sundays as on saturdays. meters in tourist areas already charge seven days a week. >> tonight the wariers play their final game of the year when they host the celtics. the warriors now 20-10 with their win over the 76ers last night is the first time they have won 20 games before new year's day since 1980. last night david lee finishe
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to go pick up her two sons. hear what she told me by phone. >>> gangs and guns, a deadly mix in chicago that's getting more dire by the day. the city marked a grim milestone this week, 500 murders so far this year. it was a shooting on the city's west side thursday that pushed the number to 500. police say a 40-year-old man was shot in the head outside a convenience store. another troubling number, 270, that's the number of children who have been killed by guns in chicago in the last five years. back to this year's 500 homicides. that's up 50% from last year. it is the highest the murder rate has been in the city since 2008. it was 512 then. what's going on here? some say it's a police problem, that chicago police are simply outnumbered and outgunned. unable to handle the influx of kids who want to kill kids to make some cash or to climb the social ladder in chicago gang life. or is it a gun problem? the city has some of the toughest laws on the books. but the chicago police department says 87% of the homicides this year are a result of gun violence. so let's talk. joining me tonight fo
before she headed off to go pick up her two sons. hear what she told me by phone. >>> gangs and guns, a deadly mix in chicago that's getting more dire by the day. the city marked a grim milestone this week, 500 murders so far this year. it was a shooting on the city's west side thursday that pushed the number to 500. police say a 40-year-old man was shot in the head outside a convenience store. another troubling number, 270, that's the number of children who have been killed by guns in chicago in the last five years. back to this year's 500 homicides. that's up 50% from last year. it is the highest the murder rate has been in the city since 2008. it was 512 then. what's going on here? some say it's a police problem, that chicago police are simply outnumbered and outgunned. unable to handle the influx of kids who want to kill kids to make some cash or to climb the social ladder in chicago gang life. or is it a gun problem? the city has some of the toughest laws on the books. but the chicago police department says 87% of the homicides this year are a result of gun violence. so let's ta
with her wash board. >> me and ron. >> ned rocki 'n' rolinnroll is . we'll see you back here tomorrow morning. >> good morning, wngton. so winter weather is possible area a today especially west of the city. hours no machinene this morni, a action.d enter of the a brick in the action. 39 d degrees at reaganational airport. r the snow falling nea border.ia places like hagerstown and west virginia. let's ow you what has bn happening. two systems, w we are right in between the two. spreading snonow into portions f the ohio valley. that is all a arena. its way up the coast and bring light snow to like philadelphia and new york. for us it looks like a rain yvette. somlight snow thehe north and west. national weather service has rssued a winter weathe .dvisory what aut swfal potential to the north and west, mae 1-3 inches. for us it will be all rain. get to the mason- line you will h have to-4 inches. if you go for their north. rain and aw and cloudy this afternoon. daytime tetemperatures 35-40 degrees. watch as we go through the day. very fastst-moving system makig y to the northeast. by l
is to bring them to you so tonight, a keeping them honest investigation about a city that is among the nation's deadliest. chicago, illinois. this week alone, six people have been killed there, including a 15-year-old girl who was just standing in her backyard with her friends. those deaths bring the total number of murders there this year to 476. if you're wondering, that is more than coalition troops serving in afghanistan during the same period so think of that. chicago is in a very real sense a war zone. >> patients keep coming and they come and they come, like machine gunfire. you can expect this to happen every single night. >> for the past several years, "360" has been covering the growing epidemic of gun violence on chicago's south side. >> good evening. from the south side of chicago, a tough neighborhood with strong people reeling from a killing spree that cannot be ignored. there are no easy answers but the problems are too important to ignore. we're in chicago tonight, a city in crisis. kids are dying, shot, beaten, murdered in these streets. the videotape beating of derrion, an h
into water. it jumped into the river. >> that was a survivor of the bombings in hiroshima telling her story for the first time to daniel on his first visit to the two cities where the bomb was dropped the in 1945. you are listening for the first time. what did you see your role as as you were listening to it? >> just to be there to listen to her and to let her speak and to let her do this for the first time. >> for her understanding she was talking to the grandson of the man who made a decision to drop the bomb. did she talk to you about that? >> she did not. a lot the came to speak to us understood -- for her it was the first time. she spoke for the first time because it was me and my family. she thought it was time. a lot of the survivors speak out. those who do tell their stories as a means of education and as a means of reminding coming generations of the horrors of nuclear war so we do not repeat it. for her until this instance, i think it was because this was a different opportunity. that was the catalyst for her coming for the first time. host: the words of clifton truman and daniel.
concert in atlantic city. entertainment news outlets reported that kim is 12 weeks salon in her pregnancy. >> we will be right back. >> good morning. a lot of people are wondering about the forecast for new year's day. it will be a dry one. there was certainly some concern that we may have a shower for new year's eve. but those chances have gone off. it will be coal as we headed to new year's eve. frost will be a concern. as we look ahead generally it is dry conditions with the exception upper spec where we may have rain on the golden gate bridge. >> there will be a cold one letter on for tonight and i will break down the numbers and show you the weekend forecast coming up. >> as we take a look at the ride on the golden gate bridge it is still very light traffic to be filed. take a quick look at the quick commute check. the peninsula and the north bay rides are very light and it has been overrun our and have since we've had any reports of problems with icing. >> if you are heading out to party in san francisco tonight there are many transportation options to make. kron 4 urs will tran wil
to say that the anti-obesity advocates like meme roth have helped. i don't always agree with her, but she's the national founder of action against obesity and with us. before i let you do a victory lap. let's define our terms here. obesity in children in new york city schools between 2007-2011 have dropped. how do we define obesity. >> for children roughly in the 95th percentile or above compared to the other children. stuart: that definition has not shifted. you're not cooking the numbers. >> not during that time frame at all. >> so if you're in the top five percentile of weight versus height, you are obese and the number in that percentile is falling in new york city, los angeles, have i got a right. >> that's right. stuart: what is your explanation? why is this happening? >> i don't think it's time for a mission accomplished banner, but, i think after seeing decades of rates that triple, that seeing a flattening and even a flight decline is so encouraging, stuart, and i think it's-- >> and why is it happening? >> it's validation that when parents become informed, that they'll make dif
of attention paid to north korean this week. there are concerns for can her -- for defense people on both sides of the issue. host: juana summers previously contributed to politico's campaign reporting. she has experience writing for the kansas city star. good morning. you are on washington journal. caller: the economy is not going to fall apart on january 3. as far as sequestration, until you take all of the money out of the campaign from the defense contractors and the insurance companies, it is probably the only way they will significantly cut spending. our credit rating is not reduced again and we go into a recession, which will cost taxes to go down. can you hear me? host: we sure can. caller: we spend more than the next 20 countries combined on defense. even robert gates said we could cut it significantly. last week, we did not hear any whining in 2006 when the republicans passed the free- trade deal with china that lost millions of jobs. you sound like you work for the defense department or something, or defense contractors. host: sorry about that. guest: you made a lot of good points. i
was 23 years old. i am her cousin. today with my wife in memory of our 19-year-old daughter who lost a life in the rampage shooting 12 years ago in nevada city, california. >> i am here today on behalf of my family in memory of my mother who was shot and killed in 2005 on memorial day in thousand oaks, california. >> my name is geraldine hill. my sister was killed off duty in michigan in october of 1994. >> i am here because my son was murdered may 10, 2007, in crowded ellealibi, on a bus. >> my sister was a freshman at virginia tech. she was only 18 years old. >> my father was a professor and taught civil engineering at virginia tech and he was killed on april 16, 2007. >> my name is john woods. my girlfriend was killed that virginia tech. >> i was shot four times at virginia tech and survive. i'm here for the 32 that did not. son'm from chicago and my was murdered on church grounds while coming outside of the church. i am pleading for our leaders to help us. >> i am here on behalf of my daughter who was murdered on march 30, 2010, on south capitol street. she was 16 years old and m
announcer ] marie callender's puts everything you've grown to love about sunday dinner into each of her pot pies. tender white meat chicken and vegetables in a crust made from scratch. marie callender's. it's time to savor. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. >>> good saturday afternoon. i'm craig melvin. you're watching msnbc, the place for politics. and this. 39.6%. that's the tax rate the president wants top earners to pay. but as the dual down pennsylvania avenue comes down to the wire, are we about to go careening over the cliff? we'll talk about that. >>> plus, this was the hottest year ever recorded. now we know what that will mean for the billions of people a
in baltimore -- you have been there many times yourself. you know it is a city known for his row houses, not for its rodeos. kay invited me to come into the rodeo in the astrodome. with i showed up, to her surprise -- well, i showed up, to her surprise. i had little boots on, a cowgirl hat and a vest. she put me in a buckboard and deep in the heart of texas we circled the astrodome together. i was in a buckboard. she was in a pall m palomino neo me. at the end of the evening, i was there munching on barbecue, affectionately called buckboard barb, and that's the kind of thing -- and i have the pictures to show it. they're locked up. i don't widely distribute them much but it was a heck of an evening. i say that because, again, out of that comes great friendships that also lead to smoothing the way, not paving -- actually, not smoothing the way -- paving the way, where we put our heads together to solve our national problems, a understand t and toy where we get the best ideas from a variety of approaches. and at the end of the way, we feel better but america is better off. i'm really -- i
with ann applebaum from the end of world war ii. from her narrative "iron curtain" sunday night on c-span's q&a. >> the white house was very controversial as most things in america were. who designed washington city, there was competition. americans were not having a palace. it was not particularly awe inspiring. in fact, a diplomat told the congress it was neither large nor awe inspiring but the answer that the congressman gave was the building served it purpose. if it was larger praps more president would be declined to become its permen innocent resident. -- permanent dez represent. >> the president's home and photographs and history. watch sunday evening on c-span 3's american history tv. >> the mayor of new jersey went before congress today along with the new york's small business director and the long island small business president. this is about an hour and a half. >> we want to discussion the small business administration response to hurricane sandy. the president's recent supplemental request in this space and state and local small business recovers in the impacted region.
lake city. and i was also seriously injured in 2007. >> my name is peter reed, i'm here, again, as i was in april, because of my daughter, mary. she was shot and killed in her french class on the campus of virginia tech on april 16, 2007. >> my name is casey, my little brother, derrek was riddled with bullets on september 8, 2001 new york sacramento, california. -- in sacramento, california. >> my name is paul mauser, i'm the father of paul maus -- of daniel mauser who was killed in the massacre at columbine high school. >> my name is paul wilson. my beautiful wife christy lyn wilson, 26 years, was cowardly shot and killed in california, onth 12, 2011. -- october 12, 2011. >> i'm andre, i am father of bear. my son miraculously survived the shooting, he was in the line of fire. i am here not to represent the entire town, i am here just on my own accord. >> obviously the town that andre is talking about is newtown, connecticut. before we begin, is there anybody else here who has a story they want to share? i also come to this issue through personal experience. my younger brother was sh
was in the aurora shooting and she was 23 years old. >> i am her cousin. >> i'm here today with my wife in memory of our 19-year-old daughter who lost a life in the rampage shooting 12 years ago in nevada city, california. >> i am here today on behalf of my family in memory of my mother who was shot and killed in 2005 on memorial day in thousand oaks, california. >> my name is geraldine hill. my sister was killed off duty in michigan in october of 1994. >> i am here because my son was murdered may 10, 2007, in chicago, illinois, on a crowded bus. >> my sister was a freshman at virginia tech. she was only 18 years old. >> my father was a professor and taught civil engineering at virginia tech and he was killed on april 16, 2007. >> my name is john woods. my girlfriend was killed at virginia tech. >> i was shot four times at virginia tech and survived. i'm here for the 32 that did not. >> i'm from chicago and my son was murdered on church grounds while coming outside of the church. i am pleading for our leaders to help us. >> i am here on behalf of my daughter who was murdered on march 30, 2010, on
to the floor today and representative eleanor holmes norton for her work on the legislation and of course i'd also like to thank majority leader cantor for his support along the way. frank buckles, who was on the stage of the liberty memorial in kansas city just four years ago during the veterans day program, was the last surviving veteran from world war i. and he was from the state of missouri. unfortunately he passed away during the drafting of this very bill. however, even with mr. buckles' passing, our commitment remains strong as it's never too late to demonstrate our appreciation to the veterans of the great war for their service and sacrifices. this bill will honor that service by establishing a centennial commission that would see to it that the 100th anniversary of the great war did not slip away as many things slip away in this place where there's sometimes more partisan bickering than necessary. not only does this bill serve to honor the memory of our great veterans, but it stands, i think, as a symbol that bipartisanship and cooperation are indeed possible. the united states for
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